October 2018

News & Announcements:

Ani-Makers – for Middle and High School students
Calling all anime fans, creative types, makers and friends! We want to start a group just for you 🙂 Each month, we’ll get together to watch a fun animated thing and create a fun thing, too. Our first meeting is Saturday, October 27 at 1:30 PM.
Since this is a brand new group, you’ll get to help shape our activities to reflect your own interests. Have a great craft idea? Share it! Have a new favorite show? Share that too! Bring your friends and make some new friends.

Celebrating Teen Read Week October 8-12
Follow us on Instagram to keep up with all our Teen Read Week activities and for your chance to win prizes!  https://www.instagram.com/gibsonvillelibrary/ 

Teen Read Week™ is a national literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually in October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users.

Bilingual Art Party/Fiesta del Arte | Thursday, October 25 at 6:00 PM
Come experience special book in English and Spanish, all about a girl who uses art to make her neighborhood beautiful. Then, enjoy refreshments and a chance to make some original art of your own! This event is designed with families in mind and is appropriate for all ages.
Venga a disfrutar de un libro especial en inglés y español, sobre una niña que usa el arte para hacer que su barrio sea hermoso. ¡Entonces, disfrute de refrescos y la oportunidad de hacer su propio arte original! Este evento está para las familias y es apropiado para todas las edades.

School-Age Activities

Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. Activities | Thursdays at 4:00 PM
Join us for a fun STEAM (that’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) activity each Thursday afternoon at 4:00 PM during the school year. These activities are intended for elementary and middle school students. This month, things get spooky with UFOs, screaming objects, exploding pumpkins, and sugar skull art.

Homeschool Activities | Every third Friday at 10:00 AM
Homeschool families are invited to join us every third Friday at 10:00 AM for STEAM activities and the chance to meet other area homeschoolers. Activities will mirror afterschool themes each month.

Book Clubs:

Battle of the Books Book Clubs
We now have book clubs for elementary, middle, and high school students focused on the Battle of the Books reading lists for 2018-2019.  Meetings will be held at the library on Thursdays at 5:30 PM in our newly renovated meeting room.

  • Elementary Book Club | Oct. 18, 5:30 PM |  A Snicker of Magic
  • Middle School Book Club |  Oct. 11, 5:30 PM | Wild Things
  • High School Book Club | Oct. 4, 5:30 PM | Murder on the Orient Express

Story Times: 

Saturday Family Storytimes – Saturdays at 10:00 AM
We are now offering a family-style story time each Saturday morning at 10:00 AM starting in June. Join Miss Amanda for fun stories, songs and activities and bring the whole family!  And on the last Saturday of each month there will be a special Bilingual Family Storytime where we will present stories and songs in English and Spanish and the whole family is invited!

Toddler Story time | Wednesdays at 10:00 AM
Kids 3 and under and their caregivers are invited to come enjoy stories, fingerplays, and songs.

Pre-K Story time | Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 11:00 AM
These story times, geared for 4-5 year olds, feature stories, crafts and activities.


Gibsonville Public Library
506 Church Street
Gibsonville, NC 27249


Friday:  9:00AM–5:00PM
Saturday:  9:00AM–3:00PM


Phone: 336-449-6455
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